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Villarrica volcano
Stratovolcano 2847 m / 9,340 ft
Central Chile, -39.42°S / -71.93°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Villarrica volcano eruptions:
2010-2012, 2008, 2005, 1985-2001 (lava lake), 1984-85, 1983, 1980, 1977, 1971-72, 1964, 1963(?), 1960-61, 1958-59, 1950(?), 1948-49, 1938, 1935, 1933, 1929, 1921, 1920-29, 1919(?), 1915-18(?), 1910?, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1906, 1904, 1897-98(?), 1893-94(?), 1883, 1879, 1877, 1875-76, 1874, 1869(?), 1867-68, 1864, 1859-60, 1853, 1852(?), 1837, 1832, 1822, 1815-18, 1806, 1801, 1799, 1796, 1792, 1790, 1787, 1780, 1777, 1759, 1751, 1745, 1742, 1737, 1716, 1688, 1657?, 1647?, 1640, 1594, 1562, 1558
Typical eruption style:
Mildly explosive, strombolian activity, small lava lake in the summit crater
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Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Villarrica volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES

Wednesday Dec 06, 2017 19:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG02 at 19:28 UTC, 06/12/17 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171206/1930Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/002

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS. PILOT REPORT.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES

OBS VA DTG: 06/1838Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA
WINDS FL100 250/10KT - FL120 245/05KT - FL140
235/05KT - FL160 230/10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/0030Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0630Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/1230Z NO VA EXP

RMK: ALTHOUGH A PILOT REPORTED WEAK VA PLUME,
THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA ON WEBCAM NOR
SATELLITE IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS
VERY WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES TL FL110. WILL KEEP
MONITORING AND ISSUE AN ADVICE IF NECESSARY.
...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Glow from Villarrica's summit this morning (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
The volcano has increased its activity during the past two weeks: glow from the summit has reappeared in early August and become more pronounced lately. ... [more]
Lava laka in Villarrica volcano as seen on 3 April (source: Lago Villarrica / facebook)
Monday, Apr 04, 2016
A small lava lake is active inside the volcano's summit crater. Vigorous degassing produces violent convection and occasional explosions that eject liquid lava spatter outside the inner pit crater. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported no significant changes at Villarrica during 20-26 May. Seismicity had significantly decreased, although the data continued to indicate small explosions and degassing from the lava lake. ... [more]
Lenticular cloud at Villarrica volcano this morning illuminated by the lava lake in the inner crater
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Mild activity continues - a small lava lake remains active inside the vent of the inner summit crater producing steaming, small strombolian explosions, and related ash emissions. ... [more]

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